View Our Website View All Jobs

Senior Associate, Payroll, People & Culture

Position Overview

The Senior Associate, Payroll administers the Foundation’s payroll process on a semi-monthly basis. This individual is responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and efficiency of managing payroll.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for efficient and timely processing of semi-monthly payroll for employees located domestically and internationally, to include variance report monitoring and review, verifying voluntary deductions, employee changes, and elections
  • Will work closely with the Benefits Manager, People & Culture to ensure benefit elections are correctly inputted into HRIS
  • Responsible for calculating and processing garnishments, bonuses, manual checks, and other payroll related items
  • Responsible for new employee system training for payroll
  • Inputs and audits personnel action notices for new hire pay, termination pay, retroactive pay, vacation payout and any other required adjustments to normal semi-monthly payroll
  • Monitors employee audit trail report and reconciles with payroll register
  • Maintains record of semi-monthly payroll reports following each pay period
  • Partners with the Finance team to custom-build, revise, and/or run reports
  • Assists in monitoring semi-monthly leave balances reports for accuracy in various systems
  • Prepares, audits, and reconciles reports including payroll variance, W-2s, year-to-date earnings, and other reports relating to tax filings and regulatory requirements
  • Manages multi-state SUI and tax reporting. Establishes new accounts as needed
  • Responsible for remitting semi-monthly 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plan and HSA file contributions to respective vendors. Partners with Finance to submit corresponding reports
  • Research and resolve issues regarding payroll discrepancies and processing with HRIS vendor (UltiPro)
  • Responsible for creating annual payroll schedule for submission to payroll provider
  • Answers questions regarding changes to employee record and payroll issues timely
  • Remit payment to all People & Culture Benefit vendors
  • Partners with the Senior Director, People & Culture and Finance on budgeting for the People & Culture team (i.e., allocations)
  • Create expense report for all credit card accounts under People & Culture
  • Drafting and reviewing agreements and maintaining an understanding of all agreement terms and applicable flow-downs, consulting with UNF’s finance/contracts team as needed. (As applicable to the role)
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of UNF’s Salesforce database to be able to process and track agreements, extract information and prepare reports. (As applicable to the role)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required and/or a minimum 3-5 years of Human Resources experience and payroll processing experience with a multi-jurisdictional/international organization of 200 or more employees a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll principles, practices, regulations, and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and federal payroll and related tax regulation
  • Strong knowledge of UltiPro is preferred
  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated excellence working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle many projects at once is a must
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to work independently as well as member of a team
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Dependable and consistent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy

Benefits & Compensation 

For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:

  • a choice between two health plans through UnitedHealthcare (PPO or HDHP with HSA)
  • dental insurance
  • vision insurance
  • flexible spending accounts
  • 403b retirement savings plan with a generous matching contribution
  • group term and supplemental life insurance
  • short-term disability
  • long-term disability
  • health club discounts
  • commuter subsidy
  • back-up care
  • employee assistance program

Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.

The United Nations Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative-action employer. The United Nations Foundation provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Read More

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.
Gender
Race/Ethnicity

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status
I IDENTIFY AS ONE OR MORE OF THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PROTECTED VETERAN LISTED ABOVE
I AM NOT A PROTECTED VETERAN
I DON’T WISH TO ANSWER

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 5/31/2023
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
Please check one of the boxes below:

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

You must enter your name and date
Your Name Today's Date